S-390 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations Pre-Course Work (2006)
Welcome to S-390, Introduction to Fire Behavior Caluculations Pre-Course Work.
In this pre-course work, you will review intermediate fire behavior concepts from S-290, and take a pre-qualifying test. The pre-course work and test consist of fire weather, topography and slope. The results of this test will qualify or disqualify your ability to take S-390. You must pass with a 70% or better.
1.Students will demonstrate knowledge of intermediate fire behavior concepts.
1. Review the reference material links below.
2. Print the maps listed below to use during the pre-course work exercises and tests.
3. When ready, click 'Start Tutorial' at the bottom of the page.
4. Upon completion, print your results and fax them to your coordinator and/or email the results. If you require a printed copy of the test, contact your course coordinator.
Reference Material Fire Weather Handbook- A Guide for Application of Meterological Information to Forest Fire Control Operations (USDA)